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of the 9/11 terrorist attacks, families gathered as they have every year in new york, virginia, and pennsylvania. near ground zero, family members read each name of loved ones lost. >> my father. >> the public ceremony included personal and emotional tributes. family members, firefighters, and first responders walked down into the ground zero construction site carrying photographs and laying flowers on the reflecting pool. president obama spoke about the recent mosque controversies and emphasized the need to return to unity. >> the highest honor we can pay those we lost, indeed our greatest weapon in this ongoing war, is to do what our adversaries fear the most. stay true to who we are as americans. renew our sense as common purpose. say that we define the character of our country. >> in pennsylvania, michelle obama and laura bush paid tribute to the crew and passengers aboard flight 93. twin beams lighting up the new york skyline and symbolizing with the twin towers once stood. ceremonies and memorials that serve as reminders that the nation is still warning and healing from t
, all over north carolina. on and off rain today, same with virginia. and now that the rain is starting to move northward, maryland, delaware, sunday new jersey. up and down the earn seaboard our system will be a two-day event and don't count on a lot of sunshine. the rest of the country looks pretty nice. temperatures are chilly this morning in chicago up through the northern plains. here's your forecast today. a beautiful fall crisp day from st. louis to kansas city. look at dallas, warm at 76. denver. a lot of rain, even some thorns and alorm with it possible airm airport delays. that's a look at your monday forecast. in washington, d.c. some rain this morning and that will continue through the day. as the warm front kicks north ward we may throw in a thunderstorm or two. areas in the south, same for you in atlanta. as i mentioned there's some gorgeous weather in the country from dallas to denver. we'll take a look at that tuesday forecast. and for the east coast, veron a veronica, it doesn't get a lot better. >> don't forget your umbrella. >>> so how is wall street going to do this
accessible by a very. there is a hurricane watch from north carolina to virginia. concerns struck all the way to cape cod. families are waiting into the water, perhaps a final tip before conditions take a turn for the workers. >> we want people to stay out of the water as the storm passes by. less well is starting to build. later on, the swee -- the swell is starting to build. later on, it will be extremely unsafe. >> it stretches from the outer banks all the way to maine. at the current models will come out the storm could brush the outer banks in the next -- if the current models hold, the storm could brush the outer banks and the next 24 hours. >> local officials are getting ready in case we feel the effects in the baltimore area. kim dacey is live in curtis bay with more. >> we are expecting to hear from the coast guard in about an hour about their preparations and conditions on the water. city officials held press conference to tell residents to be prepared for emergency situations like we have seen with other storms. these include having an emergency kit of supplies and batteries and 3
-parter. this is moving through the virginia border and producing the heavy rain so far. then you have the remnants of nicole way down south that will get through as well. winds are gusting at 21 miles per hour. wind advisory in effect for both sides of the day. more periods of heavy rain throughout the day. blinding rains, if you will. east wins 20 to 25 miles per hour sustained. here's a look at the surface feature. these white top clouds are associated with the storm- producing clouds john was mentioning heavy downpours. this is the area of low pressure to it right along the i-95 corridor, which is causing all the problems so far. the remnants of tropical storm nicole are still off the coast of south florida. it will likely not be here until some point tomorrow morning. we have a lot more to cover, and it is only getting worse as the rain continues to pound it. >> all of this rain is wreaking havoc throughout the area. school closing the traffic delays and flooding. live a double-team the storm petrel coverage with rob roblin, but first let's go to jennifer franciotti who was at the inner harbor
football. university of maryland renewing a rivalry with west virginia. sometimes it takes a big hit to get things going. we'll check and see if the terps capitalize. >> we're tracking showers and storms over the southern great lakes. right now, pleasant, 74 at the airport. >> we've been blessed with an absolutely gorgeous day, abundant sun all over the state of maryland today. things are high and dry on doppler tonight. well to our west in the southern great lakes, there's storm activity associated with the next front which will reach us tomorrow night. but it's going to be a dry front, not going to generate showers, maybe just a couple of clouds. currently 75 downtown, 74 at b.w.i. marshall. 71 up near the state line. we did top out with a high today of 76 degrees at both the airport and inner harbor so a couple of degrees above the normal high, one degree above the normal of 77 degrees. we started with chilly temperatures, 50 degrees in the morning. this time of year you see a wide temperature spread and that's what we'll see tomorrow, as well. tonight, chilly again, mid 50s in outlying
-dozen horses from west virginia came to dave's in, and those forces came from a place that called itself or rescue farm. rob roblin has the story. >> the farm in west virginia was supposed to be a horse rescue, but as it turned out, the 53 horses there needed to be rescued. you can almost see it in their eyes, the pain and neglect. >> you can just tell they are hurting. it is the same thing with people. you look into a person's eyes. i think eyes or the window to the soul. you can read a lot in their expression. >> 6 thoroughbred horses, close to death, are being cared for. >> this course should weigh between 1000 and 1,200 pounds. he probably weighs 750 at the most. >> the horses were brought here yesterday at from what was supposed to be a horse rescue form and west virginia. starting in dehydrated, six of those in the worst condition came here. >> it cannot be a caring human watching an animal lying on the ground suffering without wanting to do something about it. >> to of the horses or on ivy. yesterday that wondered if that would make it through the night. >> by the grace of god and
to support their vision. >> i am still teaching. i am not northern virginia community college and i was there yesterday. i will be there tomorrow. i teach full-time. i teach english. >> the visit took place as the white house was announcing that she will head of a summit for committed colleges next month. >> the president wants to meet the goal by 2020 for our nation to have the highest number of college graduates. you are working on that. we are working on that. >> the school's president says her demonstration is already developing programs to help reach the president's goal. >> we always measured the success of the college in terms of our student success. we know we have a lot to celebrate. >> a song from students. >> do you want to break into song here? ♪ [applause] >> i did want to sing to her. i loved to sing. >> he is hoping it will not be his last indication. he is hoping to earn a degree so he can manage his own music business. >> we will be short -- much more ahead tonight. >> a few frets over the amount of time your child spends on the computer, it could be beneficial. >
of pennsylvania and west virginia and a few sprinkles in those clouds out there. we really don't expect any event activity. you can see how there are fewer sprinkles at the end of the loop than the radar loop there. the clouds are essentially from frederick county westward. at the moment, ompe the city, we have clear skies. the moon is out. almost a full moon. it is a beautiful morning. warm this time of year. 73 at b.w.i. marshall. 77 at the inner harbor. 66% the humidity. all these readings are still high. we are still in that rather, warm humid air mass. 95 is the high yesterday at the airport, tying the record high for the date set back in 1970. so we didn't break it, but we tied it, and that's enough. the humidity is way up there, too, yesterday. yesterday's lows were 70 and 72. we were a couple degrees cooler than that. the low temperature today will be tonight, right before midnight. the temperatures will start dropping off. no rain yesterday. the record rainfall for this date, 1912, almost 6 inches of rain. we could use that, but rain is not in the immediate forecast. 79 at annapolis now.
sprinkles in the mountains of virginia. you can see it is not significant at all. we will pick up a few clouds for a few hours here. if you feel a few sprinkles, that's what it is all about. a cool front coming in. the important thing is, hyped it, temperatures aren't going to be as hot. yesterday we were in the 90's. today only 80's. a big improvement. tomorrow even a bigger improvement. let's look at what's going on outside now. it is still warm. we are still on the warm side of this thing. so 72 at the airport. 76 at the inner harbor. these are july and august. these don't belong in september. 68% the humidity. that's a high, too. southwest winds at 5. it becomes low westerly later on. so far in september shall and this includes yesterday, the tie the record high of 95. we have big days of 90 plus adding to all these others we've had so far giving to 59 so far this year. this morning around the beltway, columbia 7 is. white marsh 73. white hall across the bay at 72 degrees. on a more regional map you can see the line where temperatures start to drop off. 50's. detroit and down at tol
morning. i am lynn berry, and today we begin with states of emergency. north carolina, virginia and maryland are all on the highest level of alert as the east coast braces for the arrival of hurricane earl. even a slight shift in the projected path of what experts are calling an impressive, massive storm could spell disaster for the eastern seaboard. nbc's kristen dahlgren has the very latest from north carolina's outer banks. kristen, good morning. >> reporter: hey, good morning, lynn. well, for days, there's been speculation over exactly where earl would go, but here's the bottom line. at this point it may not matter that much. those hurricane-force winds extend about 90 miles from the center of earl. tropical storm force winds about 200 miles from the center. so, along much of the coast, things about to get much worse. as darkness fell on the carolina coast, earl strengthened, bringing with it powerful waves but also uncertainty. >> earl's a big unknown. if it stays out to sea, we probably would have been okay and gotten rain. >> reporter: do you board up? >> i haven't yet to
a hurricane warning for cape hatteras. now it is a tropical storm warning from virginia beach north to ocean city and up the coast to new jersey orleans will -- where winds will likely gust up to 50 or 60 miles an hour. a coastal flood watch, because as the storm goes by, our tides will run 1-3 feet above normal. we will have a closer look at the track and the extended forecast coming up in just a few minutes. >> team coverage of hurricane earl continues from ocean city where lowell melser or is live with more on what they are doing to brace themselves. >> we are enjoying a beautiful evening here in ocean city as the sun sets, the sea breeze giving us some ice conditions out here. really comfortable low humidity, and folks are able to enjoy themselves -- nice conditions out here. we have the mayor of ocean city joining us. we talked last hour and there were some things you wanted to point out. a lot of people are wondering, should i come down, and when? you are telling folks definitely come down, but may be planted out a little bit crude >> just common sense. it looks like the storm will arr
to take place more than it does. >> we plan virginia. that is a rivalry. we play west virginia. that is a rivalry. we play virginia tech. that is a rivalry. but when you are playing somebody that is 25 miles away from you, it's going to turn into a rivalry, and that is what i would like to see it become. >> hopefully we see it end like this one. tulsa. fourth and 10, five seconds, hale mary. domonique davis, plenty of air, and he has the right target. 6'8" justin jones. rise and shine. he out-talls everyone to the ball. east carolina stuns tulsa, your final, 51-49. >> andy roddick out of the top 10 for the first time in years and goes out in the second round. andy murray out in the next round. nadal takes the first said, 6-4. we have a good rally. samoan has gnawed after balance, and apparently that is right where the spaniard wants to be. playbook at that forehand winner. that sets up the match point for the spaniard. point-blank ace. nadal on to the fourth round, 6-4-, 6-4, 46 of 6-2. >> the third round of the deutsche bank championship. they are treating it like the john dee
and thunderstorms extend from here all the way into the carolinas. the center is in west virginia. you cannot see it better on the satellite imagery. the circulation is there -- you can see better on the satellite imagery. you can see some breaks in the overcast in virginia. i think we will get some sun this afternoon. the evening commute will be much better than the morning commute. this system will push off over the next six to 12 hours. there is another front waiting in the wings at the great lakes. it will come through wednesday night with another chance for rain showers. upper 60's and low 70's right now. relatively mild for this time of the morning in september. we should make it to around 80 this afternoon. showers and thunderstorms this morning and clearing. partly cloudy tonight. temperatures drop back into the low 60's. most of tomorrow will be dry. there could be some rain coming back wednesday night and during the day on thursday. friday night into saturday morning, we could see another round of rain showers. we wind up with the chilly weather with highs in the 60's and overnight lows
region the claims the lives of more than two dozen -- in west virginia claims the lives of more than two dozen horses. and carrie engel from valley view farms is here to answer the plant and gardening questions. e-mail them to the plantquestions@wbaltv.com. >> more than two dozen horses are dead after a fire at a racetrack in west virginia's eastern panhandle. the fires are burning at charles town races and slots. witnesses estimate that the flames shot as high as 30 feet in the air. the value of the horses as not been calculated. investigators are trying to determine how this began. several businesses were destroyed in an overnight fire at a shopping center in connecticut. at least nine were damaged in the fire in hartford officials believe that it started in a restaurant. the cause is under investigation. crews in hawaii out a brush fire that came dangerously close to -- battled a brush fire that came dangerously close to eight high school. the area is extremely dry, which helps fuel flames. investigators are trying to figure out how this fire began. are you having problems in your rel
virginia. they came from a place that calls itself a rescue farm. >> the farm in western venue was supposed to be a horse rescue. the 53 horses there needed to be rescued. you can almost see it in their eyes, the pain and the neglect. >> if you live in their eyes coming you can tell they are hurting. it is the same thing with people. i think wiser the winnowed to the soul. -- the white -- the eyes are the windows to the sill. >> somewhere close to death. they are being cared for now. >> this is normally covered with flesh. it is basically like a skeleton. >> this way between 1000 and 1,200 pounds. this probably weighs 750 at the most. >> they were brought here yesterday from what was supposed to be a horse rescue farm in west virginia. starting in dehydrated, six of those in the worst condition came here. >> we cannot be a hearing him and what an animal suffering without trying to do something about it. to the horses are gone ivs. they wondered if they would make it through the night. >> by the grace of god in a lot of prayers, they are standing today. they are doing better. >> despite the
guard has been mobilized, and the governor of north carolina, along with the governors of virginia and maryland, all the clothing states of emergency -- all declaring the state of emergency. >> all right, so let's take a look at the situation as it stands now. the first of the rain bands way out ahead of the storm along the north carolina coast. this is the satellite image of the storm right now. earl is not the only storm out there. we have hurricane earl, tropical storm fiona, and tropical storm gaston further east yet. winds at 140 miles per hour. i'm going to put this on emotion and jury what happens. by friday at 1:00 a.m., it will be a category 3 storm, earl, just raising here. by 10:00 i in the morning, the storm will be well off ocean city, and to be hitting the beach areas. bermuda is under threat by saturday morning of being hit by fiona with tropical storm-force winds. all this activity moves well offshore. tropical storm warnings in effect for the delmarva beach area, that is for tonight and tomorrow. we will become more with the weather -- detailed war with the weather
's biggest opening match-up boise state battled virginia tech. here's nbc's mario solis with an early look at all your sports headlines. >> hey, there. good morning. third ranked boise state has wanted respect. after last night's game the broncos may have finally gotten it. it was the first game of the season but it felt like a bowl game. tie rod taylor to gerald boykin. 28 yard score. virginia tech up 27-26. but the broncos would not be denied. they play in the end zone. boise state holds on to win 33-30. >>> fourth round of the u.s. open at flushing me does, alex rodriguez watching second seat roger federer take on your begin mel zer. they switch on to the quarter finals. >>> finally round of the championship, tiger woods with a nice flop shot sets it up. good chance he'll be selected for the ryder cup team with the announcement coming today at the new york stock exchange. charley hoffman was on fire. watch his tee shot at 11. hits the flag stick. he'd make that at 30. hoffman showing up his magic touch. from the bunker, looking good, looking great. his first win in three years. >>> and
years ago. neighbors at his home in arlington, virginia, saw him often and say he was a loving, caring son to his mother, who had been ill for some time. >> he is to take care of his mother. he would come home and take her to the doctor. i cannot believe he shot her. i cannot believe this. this is crazy. >> never say that his mother lived with him, and he has been on family medical leave since june of this year. before that, he was driving a bus in the d.c. area, serving people with physical disabilities. he carried a concealed weapon permit in the state of virginia since 2006. he did have to pass a background check to see that permit. we need to receive that permit. >> many of you shared your concerns -- he had to pass a background check to receive that permit. keep up with the stories and latest developments overnight on wbaltv.com. the investigation is ongoing for three suspects who sexually assaulted a woman. police released a composite sketch of one of the suspects. the attack happened around 2:30 a.m. on saturday. that is when the victim said she was dragged into the woods and se
away. there are tropical storm warnings for new jersey, delaware, maryland, virginia, and down into south virginia as well. they are now a tropical storm warnings instead of hurricane warnings. those warnings will last the rest of the afternoon. here is a wide picture of the tropics. this is what is left of gaston. it may work its way towards the caribbean islands. -- it may work its way toward the caribbean islands. there's another tropical wave coming off the african coast. there are a couple more out over the african desert. it could be a busy season. here is the futurecast showing the position of earl by midnight. it will be to the southwest of cape cod. a lot of the action will be over the water. the storm is beginning to pull off shore. then we have the front of three. after that, the saturday forecast looks like a lot of sunshine. seven days worth of weather. it will be 90 today if we get enough sunshine. the chances of rain have been mostly east. 79 on saturday and sunday and. then we will be comfortably in the 80's for most of next week. the ocean city forecast will be
heavy rain coming out of virginia and moving into the far western suburbs. parts of howard county within the next 20 minutes. there is a light rain in baltimore city. the rain will be with us off and on. maybe a few thunderstorms this morning and into this afternoon. high temperatures into the upper 70's. the evening commute will be better. we will check the seven-day forecast coming up in just a few minutes. a first we say good morning to sarah. >> we have one early morning accident at kingston road and eastern boulevard. watch for possible lane closures in the middle river. also some closures near norfolk avenue because of police activity. the rest of the major roads look good. 11 minutes on the north and west side outer loop. this is harford road. so far so good of the outer and inner lips. so far looking at a bpretty easy ride on the west side. that is the latest on traffic pulse 11. >> out west plans to buy airtran airways, merging the two largest discounts carriers. kim dacey joins us live from federal help with the details. >> this deal would be a billion-dollar deal. baltimore co
the virginia-north carolina border. here is the radar monitoring the progress. heavy rain is getting to the outer banks. the center of the storm is simply to the south and east of ocean city where high winds and rough surf and a showery weather is expected. if it takes a turn to the east, we will avoid some tougher whether. >> we will check back with you in a couple of minutes. in addition, you can follow in a hurricane at wbaltv.com. we also want to let you know, starting tomorrow, we will have live coverage from ocean city as maryland gets ready for earl. after more than seven years of war, president barack obama made the end to the u.s. combat in iraq officials today. obama was quick to point out that this was not a victory speech. >> the president's speech from the oval office last about 15 minutes. thousands watch as he made the monumental announcement, including those who paid the ultimate sacrifice in the years since the war began. >> operation iraqi freedom is over. >> as the president made the formal announcement, hundreds of hundreds -- hundreds of thousands of homeless and
. >> in a virginia hardware store, republican leaders unveiled their newest tool. >> the new agenda embodies america's rejection of the notion that we can simply tax, barrault, and spend our way to prosperity. >> their pledge to america to repeal the health care plan and slash spending and extend the bush tax cuts for everyone. >> all we are saying is no tax hikes. that's the first thing first. let's get america back into a mode of confidence and growth. >> the pledge is not a new political play -- similar to the 1994 contract for america. this year's thomas does not include any details or any mention of afghanistan or social security and medicare. >> for republicans is that it want to cut spending, it's ironic they did not mention those programs. >> democrats pushed back against the pledge. >> their plan would take us back to the bush years to a stagnant economy, spiraling deficits -- >> while former president clinton offered democrats this advice. >> i believe they should say give us two more years and if we do this, -- if we don't do this, throw us out. >> polls show voters are fed up with govern
. this morning detectives believe he may be headed toward washington or west virginia. 2008 kia 1ewv10. police say palmer is considered dangerous and anyone with information is asked to call 911. >> a new trial for a man convicted last month under the revised gang statute. dewan marshall was convicted in the murder of kenneth jones. the judge heard testimony that alleged misconduct by a juror after the juror used the internet to investigate the defendant's background. >> a memorial -- memorials of the victims. attendees sang songs and heard from speakers who have had losses themselves. >> the purpose is to give healing to our city and let our city government know that we care, that something needs to be done about the murders on the street. please do something for our children. >> streetlight ministries oorgd the event and also offered grief counseling to those in attendance. >> it has been nine years since al-qaeda attacked the united states but the memory of those who died on september 11 will breathe remembrance. ceremonies were held in virginia at the pentagon and in pennsylvania and new y
. reporting live, jennifer franciotti, wbal-tv 11 news. >> thank you, jen. meanwhile, in west virginia, the owners of the 27 horses lost in the labor day barn fire continue to mourn. freddy johnson owned two of three barns that burned in charlestown. he says he was out of town when he got the call. it wasn't the property he was concerned about. it was for the horse owners. the cause of the fire is still under investigation. fire officials say whether it ends up being a criminal act or just an accident, they hope knowing how it all happened will bring closure to the owners. >> we're more than 250 days into the year, and baltimore city investigators are already on their 150th homicide. the latest after a glen bernie man was shot and killed in southwest baltimore yesterday afternoon. it happened in the 1400 block at brandish court. police say they found the victim inside a nearby business, where he apparently ran for help. >> it's a wide area. it's one of the thoroughfares from east to west. as you can see, you have homeowners out here, something that's not for this area. >> the victim di
, virginia. kate amara, wbal-tv 11 news. >> tell us more about those trips to ohio and virginia. >> the president has been hosting backyard discussions and how they have been struggling. that is what he will be doing more of today. he will meet with a family in des moines, iowa, and he will be doing the same thing when he travels to richmond, virginia. >> kate amara, thank you. >> president obama is weighing in on the maryland race. the present recorded a radio ad encouraging marylanders to give martin o'malley a second term in office. >> i have seen him work at know this governor has made the tough decisions to make education, safety, and job creation first. so stand with me in moving maryland forward martin o'malley. >> the campaign does not stop. the president will make a campaign stop on o'malley's behalf next week. jimmy carter is expected to be released from the cleveland hospital this morning. he was admitted after complaining of stomach problems yesterday. he plans to resume his book tour later this week. [sirens] >> the ban on handheld cell phone use behind the wheel go
in iowa as well as richmond, virginia. kate amara, wbal-tv 11 news. >> tell us more about those trips to ohio and virginia. >> the president has been hosting backyard discussions with voters about the economy and how they have been struggling. that is what he will be doing more of today. he will meet with a family in des moines, iowa, and he will be doing the same thing when he travels to richmond, virginia. >> kate amara, thank you. jimmy carter is expected to be released from the hospital this morning. he felt ill on a flight to cleveland. he said it was just an upset stomach. he is expected to resume his book tour this week. >> we have an update. some of baltimore county residents are speaking out about a man who was found dead in cockeysville. violence is expected. a witness says the victim was beaten with a bat by a group of people. police are not going into details. >> the police department is mourning the loss of one of their own. james fowler was killed on monday. he was on his way to a trading program at penn state. he leaves behind a wife and two children. [sirens] >> a ban
. >> a few days ago, a half dozen horses from west virginia dame to days end, and those horses came from a place that called itself a rescue farm. >> the farm in west virginia was supposed to be a horse rescue, but as it turned out, the 53 horses there needed to be rescued. >> you can almost see it in their eyes, the pain and neglect. >> you can look into their eyes and see. i think the eyes are the window to the soul. you can read a lot of their expressions. >> six what appear to be throw bread horses, some close to deag, are being -- death are being cared for. >> this is normally covered with flesh underneath the flesh. it is basically skeleton and skin. this horse this weigh between 1,000 pounds and he probably weighs 750 at the most. >> the horses were brought here from what was suppose to be a horse rescue farm in west virginia. starving. six -- >> you can't be a caring human watching an animal suffering and not do something about it, let alone being a rescue and watching them starve to death. >> yesterday they wondered if they would make it through the night. >> by the grace of god
the victims. ceremonies in new york, virginia, and pennsylvania pay tribute to the victims killed when terrorists hijacked four commercial planes. in lower manhattan, 9/11 families gather at the park adjacent to ground zero. the names of victims will be read throughout the morning. four moments of silence will mark the times each plane had, and each tower fell. vice-president joe biden is attending. at the pentagon, president obama participated in a wreath laying ceremony. in pennsylvania, were united flight 93 crash, first lady michelle obama and laura bullish attend a ceremony. plans to improve at ground zero are moving forward. it is scheduled to be completed by 2013. with each step forward, there remains a connection to the test -- steel beams pulled from the rubble or permanently installed this week at the museum, slated to be finished in 2012. >> it will be a memorial that we will all be proud of and inspire people around the world. >> and always remind them never to forget. tonight, was always -- was also become a tradition -- twin beams in eliminating the sky. >> that her attac
the way down into the carolinas. the center of the storm is through west virginia. we have to wait for the center to pass by. that will happen later this afternoon. you can see the swirl. you cannot see the clouds breaking up -- you can see the clouds breaking up. most of the rate should be got by the time we get too early afternoon -- most of the rain should be gone by the time we get to the early afternoon. there will be another chance of rain wednesday night. upper 60's and relatively mild for this time of the year. we will shoot up close to 80. showers and thunderstorms this morning. the drive home will be much better than the drive to work. 76 andatures betwee 66 81. the rain may come back with high temperatures in the 70's. there could be more rain coming in from a night and saturday. after that it should clear but it will turn chilly with temperatures in the 60's on sunday and monday and overnight lows in the 40's. >> it doesn't take a lot of rain to see problems. we have several accidents. northbound 95 at 32. southbound 295 past 895. another reported on the inner loop just
near virginia beach. sort of a glancing blow last night as it brushed the outer banks. 105 miles per hour sustained winds at the center. the western side is starting to affect ocean city. you can see some rain on the shoreline. it will be a little bit turbulent for the next couple of hours and then things will improve. you can see the weakening. there is no definable eye right now. this one from 140 miles per one 28 category 2 at 105. we have a squeeze play taking place. a cold front will push it further to the northeast. it is moving at 18 miles per hour. behind this front, a huge game changer. we have much cooler conditions headed for us this weekend. we have been above 90 degrees for 55 degrees. we will drop into the 70's this weekend. -- for 55 days. it will pass by ocean city by about 1:00 p.m. this afternoon. it maybe will clip long island and that ultimately nova scotia it and will be out of the scenario for the weekend. there is a small craft advisory with those gusty winds up to 25 knots. after high tide, just a little bit above normal, so the coastal flood advisory was canc
, president obama pleaded his case in a backyard in fairfax, virginia. >> that we have a tax system that is fair and helps the middle class while also tends to our long-term deficit problems. what the president walks a political problem set a few weeks away -- a few seats away. >> connolly opposes tax hikes now on anyone. jim webb and at least three more senate democrats and independent democrat joe lieberman all oppose the obama plan. as the senate gets back to work, that empowered republicans. >> that is why i am introducing legislation today that ensures that no one in this country will pay higher income taxes next year than they are right now. >> avoid taxing the well-off help or hurt the recovery? >> at the cut back their consumption, that is a drag on the economy which is not what we need. >> go back to the rates that were in place when bill clinton were prep -- was president. at that time we had 22 million jobs created, much faster income and wage growth. the economy was coming pretty good. >> with no vote in congress, rates rise on everyone. it is a game of chicken, but the
not shocked by that? tragedy near a popular west virginia entertainment complex leaves dozens of horses dead. more on the damage and what witnesses say about the fire. >> this type of hate speech and cites the radicals around the world. >> international outrage over an event that is going to mark the 9/11 terrorist attacks. why they say burning the qaran is a bad idea. is a bad idea. >> coming u my commute home to the eastern shore every night only takes an hour but that's more time than congress spends reading massive spending bills, it's crazy. that's why i wrote a law that requires 72 hours to read every bill. i read the big bills and i said no. no to the $3 trillion budget, no to the bank bailout, and no to the health care bill. at home you would never pay a bill without reading it neither should congress. i'm frank kratovil and i approve this message because i'm proud to be ranked one of the most independent members of congress. >> more than two dozen horses are dead tonight after a raging fire at a popular west virginia race track. three birds caught fire early yesterday morning near c
a category 2 hurricane. it is well offshore. the spiral bands are heaviest around virginia beach. our impact will likely be minimal today. ocean city will be the most affected. you can see some light spiral bands starting to affect ocean city. earl is now moving to the north northeast at 18 miles per hour. it will take a more northeasterly turn later today. it will hit the southeast coast of new england. not a lot going on here. you can see the core of earl and the squeeze play taking place. it will push earl more to the east north east. it will take a good turn. it has weakened. we kind of botched a bullet. i have more coverage for you on that -- we kind of dogs dged a bullet. >> and oil rig exploded in the gulf of mexico. all people on board survived. there is no sign of an oil leak. >> a temporary cap on the bp damaged oil well has been removed. inis followed an explosion o april. the cap began begin officials want to examine the blowout preventer. >> 73 degrees on tv hill. coming up, the morning's financial news in the bloomberg business report. >> kia joins the recall list. details are
shows, in virginia, for the seventh episode on aids epidemic for a candid discussion. now, you're maryland lottery mid-de numbers. the maryland lottery, let yourself play. >> i am sarah from an 98 rock. let's play your pick three numbers game. first is 7. 7 0 770. do not mr. chance to gain the ip access to the field. now, bob diamond is ready to go for your pick four game. 4 5 3 4 4534. the maryland lottery, let yourself play. >> a final look at the weather. >> the weather is looking pleasant. cat out and enjoy it. 79 degrees. plenty of sunshine. tomorrow, there is a slight chance we could see some scattered showers storm activity. >> all right. thank you so much. thank you for joining us. >> be sure to watch tonight at
of state insurance commissioners. then he travels to northern virginia for a backyard discussion about health care reform and about the provisions that will go into effect tomorrow. >> thank you. it is 62 degrees on tv hill. the outcome of yesterday's vote on "don't ask, don't tell. >> a bus ride turns into a brawl. some feel >> welcome back. it will be a dry wednesday morning commute. is a lot warmer than yesterday. we're in the 60's. it will be a much warmer afternoon with high temperatures in the mid 80's later today and a 30% chance for a thunderstorm. for now, to the news desk. >> thank you. nine american troops lost their lives in a helicopter crashed in afghanistan. it is the deadliest helicopter crashed since 2006. this was near the pakistani border. the taliban claimed they shot the chopper down. the exact cause is under investigation. potential votes to repeal the "don't ask, don't tell policy was sidetracked in the senate. they fell short of the votes needed to open the debate. it was a procedural tactic. they reid could rbring bill back at a later date. 13,000 people have b
-central virginia. i don't agree will get any of that around baltimore. it has been a long time since we've seen rainfall around maryland. mostly sunny for the rest of the afternoon. we will stay between these two this afternoon. mostly sunny, breezy, unseasonably warm. average high temperature is 81. we will make it to the low 90s probably. 80s and the mountains as the winds shift to the west and northwest. cool air starts to work in and we will drop to the 50's by early tomorrow morning. low sixties in the city. high pressure comes in off of the great lakes and the winds will be coming out of the north and northwest. high temperatures will be in the 70's for the next couple of days. if you are and autumn weather fan, you will like the forecast at the end of the week. high 78 tomorrow. overnight the temperatures -- overnight low temperatures will be in the 50's. nice start to the weekend on saturday. next chance for any significant rainfall will be on sunday as we close out the weekend. high near 82. it looks like the temperatures will be and the mid-80's and the beginning of next week. >> in t
's take a look. we can see some rain off to our south in virginia southwest of d.c. moving to the north. so it will take a couple hours to get here. so early in the day i think it will be fine, then the close tore this afternoon, the better the chance for the rain showers. mostly cloudy. you might even get a peak at the sun. then a chance for rain showers later today. the high between 71 and 76. we come back in a few minutes and take a look at the seven-day forecast. >> our big story this morning. the baltimore ravens are playing at home tonight and local fans are thrilled. >> a lot of traffic is expected as well. >> soon, tens of thousands of you will pack the stadium to see the ravens play the browns in the home opener. traffic might be difficult but once you get here businesses will be very happy. >> baltimore in general has been for quite a while awaiting this home opener. >> it is not just fan that is can't wait but the baltimore businesses that benefit from the tens of thousands who will flock downtown to see their favorite birds fly at home for the first time this season. >> sinc
sarah caldwell. right now president obama is in a falls church, virginia neighborhood revisiting the health care reform law when they before the six-month anniversary. if it is the same day many key provisions are going to take effect. a poll shows the public remained skeptical. we are joined from washington with that story. >> the white house is reintroducing the health-care overhaul to the public, six months after it was signed into law, and six weeks after the election. >> we are done. [applause] >> on thursday, health care reform turned six months old and president obama will mark the milestone today by highlighting the patient's bill of rights. >> if the president will talk about how it is changing people's lives for the and better. >> and several major changes take effect on thursday. parents are now allowed to insure their children until the age of 25. there is no denying for pre- existing conditions. making preventative care a priority -- most policies must pay 100% for a list of services from cancer screening, to checkups and vaccinations. >> it is better to keep childre
with voters. it will be unveiled at a hardware store in virginia. i am kate amara reporting. >> it is an ongoing debate. >> the issue is whether or not to put a slots parlor in in arundel mills. jennifer franciotti has more on the debate. >> good morning. david cordish is the developer who wants to put in the slots parlor and he has been going door to door to garner support. he has knocked on 500 doors telling anyone who'll listen about the plan. the creation of 4000 new jobs. those who oppose slots have teamed up with the american jockey club. voters will decide this issue. if they vote no, slot zoning starts from scratch. this will be a giant step backwards, according to cordish. >> to get this back in gear, the lawyers we have heard on both sides say five years minimum. $2.5means the state's loss billion because you're starting from scratch. >> you may have seen those anti- slots tv ads. he believes they are funded by a company that already has a slots license in cecil county. reporting live, jennifer franciotti. >> thank you. that brings us to our water cooler question o
, virginia, outside of washington, house republicans unveiled their plan to change washington. >> stop, stop out of control spending and actually reduce the size of our government. >> reporter: borrowing the concept from the 1994 contract with america that helped sweep them to power, the republicans pledge to america promises to repeal the new health care law, make the bush tax cuts permanent for all taxpayers, cut congress' operating budget and freeze spending at 2008 levels, cutting $100 billion per year. but republicans were forced to acknowledge today when they actually had power they didn't always live up to their own ideals. >> listen, when republicans were in charge of congress, we made our fair share of mistakes. i think we've demonstrated that republicans have heard the american people. >> reporter: democrats ripped the pledge to america as nothing more than barely warmed over ideas from the bush years. >> if this is implemented, what we are going to see is the infliction of a plague on america. >> reporter: back in new york, even in front of democratic supporters wednesday night, t
and into northern virginia. there are still some showers in our region. for the most part, they have been coming up from the south. what we want to keep an eye on is that very heavy rain just to our south. you can see all of that yellow and orange to the south of us. that is moving in our general direction. it will likely cut at least parts of central and eastern maryland. more soggy weather on the way. >> thank you. our interactive radar can help you stay ahead of severe weather. go to wbaltv.com. in a deal that could lead to higher air fares across the country, southwest airlines announced they will spend billions of dollars to acquire airtran. >> it will expand southwest market. >> bwi has already -- is already considered a hub airports for southwest. despite the company says, will the deal hike fares? >> the talk to low-cost carriers announced monday that they plan to merge under the name and colors of southwest. dallas-based southwest airlines bought its competitor in a $3.4 billion deal. >> now that we have joined forces, the potential to spread low-fare is is even greater. >> pending a gover
to virginia and the carolinas. accumulation estimates pretty much right up the bay and on the western shore, four-7 inches so far with 5-10 inches with parts of calvert county. it looks like some of that area will get hit hard tonight. the western shore shifting over to the eastern shore, another 5 inches of rain may come down. flood warnings are up all over our region. there's also a tornado watch until 7:00 this evening. they may produce tornadoes. lots of other problems as the remnants of nicole comes our way. monitoring the conditions in downtown baltimore is jane miller. they are dealing with the wind pushing up the bay. >> i am standing at the harbor and behind me i can feel the wind against my back. we will show you what you were talking about. this is the promise not area. -- promenade. all that area and the waterfront, everyone is keeping a close eye on that water level. the safety manager of the baltimore national aquarium kept watch on the rising water levels around the harbor. >> is this starts flooding over here -- >> we will monitor this. >> we will block traffic coming this w
from virginia to delaware, it seems beach vacations continue uninterrupted, for now at least. surf's up in ocean city, maryland. >> it's been a long time since the city's had a really bad hurricane. i'm afraid we're overdue. >> reporter: locals are challenging earl to see just how bad a hurricane he will be. ron mott, kill devil hills, north carolina. >> reporter: i'm peter alexander on long island. already earl's pounding surf and dangerous rip currents extended the shores of new jersey and new york. there are beach closures in places where extreme weather can actually attract a crowd. >> i don't want to see people endangering themselves. caution's the word. >> reporter: at this marina, henry has hauled more than 100 boats to safety. in the last two days. >> the tidal surge will be tremendous. it will be above all the pilings. >> reporter: a catastrophic hurricane has slammed the tip of long island before. >> a wide path inward from the sea. >> reporter: in 1938 wind gusts reaching 180 miles per hour hammered this coastline. the storm surge split montauk in two. more than 600 people di
.s. at justice system. teresa lewis died by lethal injection in virginia. she was on death row for arranging the murders of her husband and a stepson to collect and insurance payout. she was the first woman executed in virginia in nearly a century. four people are dead after a shooting inside a home in seattle, washington. investigators heard gunshots inside the home when they arrived on the scene. the woman suspected of being the shooter was found dead. what is not clear it is why the shots were fired to begin with. schools in new jersey may have lost out on the race to the top, but the have an important friend on facebook. $100 million will be pledged to the newark school system. calling for aid and overhauling the school system. the donation will be announced later today on "the oprah winfrey show," which you can see here today at 4:00 p.m. >> if you're like many, your morning routine might cost you more. starbucks is claiming to raise their prices. they have been observing the price of rising coffee prices. now they said they have to pass on those increases to their customers. no word on
county. petersburg. west virginia all back in the 50's. some cool air trying work it's way to the central part of the state and the northern and western should get into the foolish air but there will be clouds around in the morning and wide range from 55 up northwest and 65 around baltimore at the inner harbor and points on the to eastern shore and a mix of clouds and sun to start the day. this storm brought us lightest batch of rain. much needed rain, and the front is trying move off the coast but down to the south you see the front is stalling out and there's a tropical system south of cuba that will ride up that funnel and bring perhaps rain now here in the mid-atlantic region. a lot of showers up to key west and almost to miami. good activity across the florida coast. think this is all associated with the tropical storm. there's a bunch of tropical moisture and see circulation up in here where low pressure is trying to form. hurricane center thinks this depression with wind office 35 miles an hour will get stronger if the sustained winds reach 40 which looks to happen, it'll become tr
for horses. we have the story. >> the farm in west virginia was supposed to be a horse rescue. as it turned out, the 53 horses there needed to be rescued. you can almost see it in their eyes -- the pain and the neglect. >> you can just tell they are hurting. if it is the same with people. look into a person's eyes. highs are the window to the soul. , six the day's end farm thoroughbred horses, some close to death, are being cared for. >> this is all born -- bone structure which is normally coffered with fat and flesh. it is basically a skeleton with skin. >> the horses were brought here yesterday from what was supposed to be a horse rescue farm in west virginia. starving and dehydrated, six of those in the worst condition came here. >> you can not be a caring human without wanting to do something about that, let alone be a rescue. >> two of the horses are on id. they wondered if they would make it through the night. >> that are standing today, and they are doing better. >> for the people who work and volunteer here, despite the terrible conditions the horses are men, there is always hope th
from this. >> she'll probably like the publicity. who knows. >>> in bluefield, west virginia, there are signs that fall is right around the corner. a couple of farmers are showing off the ultimate halloween accessory. three massive pumpkins that weigh between 500 and 950 pounds. the giant gourds are still on the vine. next month, they will be entered in an annual pumpkin festival. by then, they hope to tip the scales at over 1,000 pounds. this is "early today," just your first stop of the day today on your nbc station. >> live, local, late-breaking, this is wbal-tv 11 news today in hd. >> good morning, everyone. it should be a dry commute for us on this wednesday, the last day of summer. yesterday we were in the 40's in many spots. 62 at the airport. 55 in parkton. a mixture of sunshine and clouds. the high temperature between 83 and 88. summer-like state to say the least. we will check the seven-day forecast coming up in just a few minutes. for now, to the news desk in. >> thank you. 62 degrees on tv hill. here's a look ahead to 11 news today. >> the latest unemployment numb
rain down in eastern north carolina, moving into southeast virginia. a lot of that will be working its way up to the bay. we have had an inch of rain at the airport and the inner harbor. we are at that 1 inch mark now. afternoon temperatures got up to a few degrees above the normal. even with clouds and what weather around, kind of a warm and muggy afternoon for this time of year. the flood watch continues west of the day. we could pick up another inch or two or more of grain. -- rain. you head toward frost burk. -- " -- lower 60's as you head toward frost burk. tornado warnings were issued earlier today on the boundary of some really warm and humid air coming in. colliding with the wet air from the west of us. that warm front triggered severe storms and tornado warnings. nothing i have seen reported as far as damage. the radar was showing strong location in some of those storms. the area of low pressure will head up the west side of the mountains. you can see these guys begin to clear out a little tomorrow afternoon. -- the skies. the rain arrives again into the baltimore area wednesd
. what happens? we get the answer from virginia beach, va. >> it was a day at the beach. the three friends will not soon forget it. >> look at the teeth imprints. >> i thought it would never happen. >> it never crossed my mind that we could potentially be in danger. >> he and his friends were hanging out. >> we were at borders island. me and my friends go surfing down there a lot. >> they felt something brush up against the board in the water. >> he said, there is something out here. i could not finish my next sentence before it grabs my ankle. i felt the thrashing. >> he was covered in blood from the waist down. i have a lot on my arms. >> i jump on my board to get out of the water. i felt a sharp pain. it let go. >> with help from his friends, he was able to get back to the beach. >> the only thing i could see was blood pouring down my leg. >> rescue crews believe he was being attacked -- believe he was attacked by a shark. he has quite a story to tell. >> i was just hoping that i would not lose my leg or not be able to move that leg. i'm really lucky. >> because of where we live
and quickly it is 14-0 in west virginia. terps getting out of their shell a little bit. a monster hit. third quarter, 28-0. robinson up for corey smith. 60 yards and a touchdown. how do you top that? robinson has plenty of time and is able to step into the throat. the deep crossing route and smith is gone, 80 yards this time. 28-14. the next time, smith dropped the ball. 31-17 for the victory. 37-23 past louisiana tech. ambrose of towson looking for an upset with the national champs from villanova. second quarter, matt caesar were from the wildcat formation. touchdown, 22-0 nova. thousands rebuttal, a nice effort but he drops it. villanova looking every bit the part of the reigning champ beat towson, 43-7. some good high school football tonight. tonight they get together under the lights at towson university. getting used be digging is to the college campuses. darrius jennings, 274 rushing yards for the night. gilman has little trouble from the stags, 35-10. going on the road following monday night on road feels like a recipe for disaster. ray lewis in his 15th year at middle linebacker demo
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